Published on August 9th, 2018 | by Guest0
Flipkart to take on Amazon; Big Freedom sale starts August 10
The biggest ecommerce giant of India, Flipkart has announced its the ‘Big Freedom Sale’ which will be held between August 10-12, 2018 in anticipation of India’s 72nd Independence Day. It has also announced that this time it will hold great offers that are not revealed yet, with blockbuster deals, price crash offers, rush hour deals, The Freedom Hour, and hourly deals during the 72-hour sale period. On the other hand, Flipkart’s rival, Amazon India is also conducting its Freedom Sale that begins a day earlier, on August 9 and will, however, run until August 12. There will be usual suspects in Flipkart – discounts on mobile phones, laptops, TVs, and other categories.
Customers can avail a cashback of up to 10 percent with Citibank credit cards under Flipkart’s The Big Freedom Sale, however the upper amount limit is not yet known. It has also been revealed by Flipkart that blockbuster deals and price crash offers will be held every eight hours during the sale period. Other than this, at the start of the Flipkart sale i.e. on August 10, a ‘rush hour’ with ‘revolutionary deals’ will be held between 12am and 2am.
Flipkart will be holding hourly deals as well during the entirety of the 72-hour period, which will be similar to the Lightning deals that have previously been held during Amazon India’s sales. Users can avail 31 minutes of huge price drop on the products across categories during ‘Freedom Countdown’ will be held on all three days of the Flipkart sale, between 7:47pm and 8:18pm.
A little has been revealed from Flipkart sale that it will be offering great discounts on the smartphones from brands such as Xiaomi, Samsung, Apple, and more and up to 80 percent discount is also expected on cameras, selected laptops and audio equipment from manufacturers such as Samsung, Apple, Dell, Google and up to 70 percent off and big price drops on top brands in the home appliances segment..
Therefore stay prepared for the Flipkart sale before the products run out. The e-commerce site recommends measures like adding your favourite products to the wish list, saving credit/ debit card details to your account, and updating your delivery address beforehand.
On the other hand as announced last week, Amazon.in is also hosting its ‘Amazon Freedom Sale’ from August 9-12. Amazon exclusive smartphones such as OnePlus 6, Realme 1, Moto G6 will be on great discounts. Also customers can avail a cashback of 10 percent on purchases made using SBI credit and debit cards.
Flipkart has left no stone unturned in competing with Amazon in every way. From the launch of its Plus service to take over Amazon Prime, to Walmart’s acquisition and now this Big Freedom sale. Flipkart is striving hard to match every edge with its ecommerce rival, Amazon in order to gain interest of the customers and ace the Indian market. According to the reports this Independence Day sale will be the biggest, prior to the festive season sales around Diwali. All the other ecommerce giants such as Myntra, Paytm Mall, Amazon India are offering huge discounts with great deals on all their products and there will be 250-400 percent increase in sales around these dates when compared to business as usual.